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Calle Licenciado Poza, 16, 48011 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 21 21 29
08:00 - 01:00
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A restaurant really worth the visit! The sole was perfect! The white wine, Belondrade y Lurton, 2014, was perfect. The service and knowledge of the waiters, excellent! Not cheap, but well worth the money. Will revisit.

Thank Carlito597
Level Contributor
23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Serantes looks like a very nice restaurant, the food is quite good, but the prices are way too expensive for Bilbao. We also ate at El Globo and Iruna, one of the better known restaurants and cafes in Bilbao. Serantes is almost twice as expensive as Iruna - the quality of the food i about the samme, but the service... More 

Thank BarcellaFan
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Really nice seafood, but no vegetables or sides. Service is good and the menu card is in English. We had prawns and turbot, but we had to order dessert in order to get satiated

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Toronto, Canada
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87 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic dinner. Service was outstanding and the cod a la romana with squid in their ink was sublime Topped with a fantastic Rioja and excellent price Incredible

Thank John L
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Pretty poor fare, badly presented with no attention to detail at an overinflated price. Avoid this place as there are many better places like Yandiola only a few hundred yards away.

Thank plywoodtheunhinged
Miami, Florida
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256 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The service was good but the food was average and overpriced. The restaurant is on the second floor, so not recommended for people with leg problems.

Thank AnaZad
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We visited Serantes based on recommendation by our hotel concierge. We wanted a simple restaurant with good food, not too crowded and walking distance. Serantes ticked all boxes and more. The seafood soup was divine, the galician octopus absolutely fantastic. The humble croquettes were elevated to a new level. My seabass was very good and the tinted baby squid will... More 

Thank Zerrin D
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Average to poor in quality but more than average in price make this conservative establishment seem tired and past its sell by date. We shared a crab cooked in the oven to start for 31.50euro. Tastest brown mush - there must be a better way to prepare and present this. Rape (Monk fish) with Americano sauce - another brown dish... More 

Thank chazey
Stockholm, Sweden
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126 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

To be honest, tapas in Madrid doesn't make my heart beat but this was something else! The bar was packed with plentiful of delicious tapas with all possible kinds of toppings and content, ham, chicken, shellfished, meat everything you can think about. On top of that very friendly staff and the atmosphere was perfect. Cosy, basquestyle and friendly. This must... More 

Thank Ulf S
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92 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Service might be a little slow (hey but in Spain after all) but the food is worth the wait. Best seafood I've ever had. Meal presentation fabulous and the calamari is to die for. Lovely atmosphere and great value for money. Right opposite the Guggenheim.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Licenciado Poza, 16, 48011 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao>  > Indautxu
  • Neighbourhood: Indautxu
  • Phone Number: +34 944 21 21 29

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?